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3 years 2 weeks ago

Marijuana training up for 1st test in CO Senate

DENVER (AP) - A proposal to increase training for medical marijuana workers in Colorado faces its first test in the state Senate. Senators are considering a bill setting up an optional "preferred vendor" classification for dispensaries and other companies that deal with medical marijuana. Under the proposal, business owners could...

3 years 7 months ago

Longmont misses marijuana dispensary deadline

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - Longmont has missed another deadline to deal with medical marijuana dispensaries, leaving their future in doubt. According to the Longmont Times-Call, Longmont dispensaries had until Monday to withdraw their applications for a state business license, which cannot be approved while Longmont's ban on marijuana-related businesses...

3 years 8 months ago

Fees to increase for dispensaries

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The town board of Oak Creek in northwest Colorado has voted to boost fees for operating medical marijuana dispensaries and growing operations. The Steamboat Pilot & Today reports that the board passed draft legislation this week that would raise the initial application fee for...

3 years 11 months ago

Colorado pot bill seeks caregiver database

DENVER (AP) - A marijuana law passed in Colorado last year puts patients under video surveillance and gives dispensaries a raft of new rules aimed at tracking pot as soon as it's planted. Now state lawmakers are talking about shining a light on thousands of small-time caregivers who police...

4 years 7 months ago

More than 2,000 want Colo. marijuana licenses

More than 2,000 Colorado businesses, from growers to dispensaries, have applied for new state medical marijuana licenses. The applications were due Sunday and provide the first good sense of the size of Colorado's medical marijuana industry. The figure could still rise because applications postmarked by the due date will...

4 years 10 months ago

Aurora will put marijuana question to voters

In Aurora, the question of whether to allow medical marijuana dispensaries is going to voters. Aurora City Council members agreed Saturday to place marijuana on November ballots. Voters will decide whether the city should allow dispensaries. Aurora now has a moratorium on pot shops, but it's going to...

4 years 10 months ago

Boulder requires medical pot growers to go green

Boulder has approved regulations for the medical marijuana industry with a twist in keeping with the sensibility of this university, liberal-leaning city. The regulations unanimously passed Tuesday will require growing operations to offset 100 percent of their electricity use with wind or solar power. The city's estimated 100...

4 years 10 months ago

Colorado lawmakers reject vote on dispensaries

Colorado lawmakers have rejected a proposal to ask voters to ban medical marijuana dispensaries. The Senate Judiciary Committee killed the proposal from Republican Sen. Scott Renfroe of Greeley on Monday. His referendum sought to only allow actual individuals - not shops - to provide medical marijuana to patients. Prosecutors and...

4 years 10 months ago

GOP lawmakers propose banning pot dispensaries

As Colorado lawmakers try to figure how to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries, others are pushing to ban them. A referendum proposed by some Republican lawmakers would require that only actual people - not shops - be able to provide medical marijuana to patients. Those caregivers would also have to help...

4 years 11 months ago

Those under 21 could be banned from dispensaries

Anyone under 21 could be barred from medical marijuana dispensaries under a proposal being considered by state lawmakers. Democratic Sen. Chris Romer proposed the change Tuesday as the Senate held its first hearing on rules for the medical marijuana dispensaries and growers that have popped up around the state over...

5 years 1 month ago

Canon City passes medical marijuana moratorium

In Cañon City Monday night, all seven city council members unanimously passed a 120 day moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries. The ordinance prohibits any new dispensaries from operating within city limits. Applications for a permit or license to operate a medical marijuana dispensary will not be processed during that time....

5 years 2 months ago

Pueblo pot moratorium extended

Pueblo City Council has voted to extend a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. The moratorium will now last until June, which is when state legislators are expected to make their ruling on the issue. Before councilmembers voted, the meeting was open to public comment. Several people...

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